ELENA BECATOROS, JILL LAWLESS and NICK PERRY
LONDON (AP) — A thinner-looking British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to work Monday after a bout with the coronavirus and warned strongly against easing the country's lockdown, even as other European countries and U.S. states began lifting restrictions to get their economies going again.
The shutdowns are being eased piecemeal, with governments charting their own path as they seek to reopen for business without triggering a second wave of infections. Hair salons, restaurants and beaches, for example, are opening in some states, while elsewhere such steps are weeks away.
Johnson, recovering from an infection that nearly cost the 55-year-old his life, said Britain is starting to "turn the tide" on the outbreak but